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was the general manager in boston at there and i am aware of the operating practices there, and it's beston and pick the government center and the green line -- several lines go into the green line and trains frequently switched there. that is just one example. we also reached out after we saw the initial report that said that others did not do switchbacks. we reached out to other transit systems that we listed in our response that owls do switchbacks so again the same caveat. all of the other transit systems will tell you would they prefer not to do switchbacks? yes they would. in some cases, in the case of bart they have tracks and they can do other things but they also do switch backs and schedule them everyday as well, so in our view and base some of our personal experiences and discussions with others, other systems do use switch backs. >> okay. maybe i will ask the grand jury this as well, but from your point of view were these not jurisdictions communicating to them during the course of their investigation? >> i did not see that until the finding so we were briefed on the finding
boston, seattle, new york, oakland and san jose or santa clara mta. they all had higher scores than muni. muni was on the bottom. we included bart. since they said other systems did it we decided to look at the systems in paris france. it took months to identify the right officials and in this case either the head of operations or the systems schedulinger all but one which was new york agreed to an extensive interview by two of us and per the rules we were not identified. nevertheless of the interviews as described in the report were significant. all transit systems it became clear had multiple systems that were similar and had challenges and all needed to deal with complex traffic, scheduling, and terrain problems uniquely their own, and yet as we had known the san francisco controller's survey had shown all had higher reliability and rider seaferz than muni and we determined that all systems use switchbacks they only did so in cases of equipment break down or emergencies except for one. one system which happened to be the santa clara mta does use switch backs and interesting
to see that and possibly as well at the bay airport hubs in new york city, philadelphia even into boston as we head through lart on through the day. portions of the southeast not dealing with a whole lot of moisture. the frontal boundary relatively dry. behind it very dry. a lot of sunshine expected the next several days in the southeast and northeast behind the front. again cool temperatures. >> winter is here. thanks so much. now stories you can bank on this morning. will investors fear about the looming fiscal cliff impact the market today? lauren simonetti takes a look. what do you think? >> we are down today. stocks are expected to open broadly lower today after meandering between gains and losses on veteran's day yesterday. the market is closing right where they started as you can see pretty flat. they thought the action was inevitable there has been no news on the economy or the possibility of a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. the cliff could cause the u.s. economy $800 billion and 3 million jobs. sends the u.s. back into recession. >> many people are worried about what this means
by the city of oakland and based on successful program developed by the city of boston. smith recovering from a sharp blow to the head during a game yesterday. the question, when will he be cleared to play? he took one, or two, good shots. >> yes. there is a question which was the blow that knocked him out. it doesn't matter at this point. because they're moving forward. smith chekdb## out today. there are protocols to protect players and smith will have to pass a battery of tests. smith hurt yesterday, he told head coach that he was experiencing blurry vision this, is a play in which we thought he got hurt. smith was hoping blurry vision would clear up, but it didn't. in an effort to protect players from returning too quickly nfl put in new rules 3 an independent neurologyist. the doctors will test smith, comparing results to a base line test done in the off season. to you, assuming alex passes that, he can go back to nonfootball activities. stuff like lifting weights and running. then, noncontact football drilgs thchl afternoon, 49ers head coach talked about smith's status. >> doing much be
the temperatures are plummeting. 36 in boston. amazingly warm. look at what is on its way. 20 degrees colder in albany. the same thing is happening from pittsburgh to d.c. so temperatures will tumble on the chilly side. carry your jacket up in new england. as the rain moves out, this afternoon should be just fine. the rest of the country looks calm. i had my eye on the next possible rain and wind event for the eastern seaboard next week. >>> coming up, why rockefeller center is being besieged by tweens this morning. >> my fans. >> you're watching "first look." ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios tend to weigh less tyou know it can be hard to lbreathe, and how that feels.e, copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. spiriva
number one by consumers, raising cane and boston markets second and third. earlier this year, chick filet faced a steep public disapproval after coming out against gay marriages. >>> the drastic proposal for revamping a system. and field fight, the new developments in a long-standing dispute over an organic farm, and remember her, an ohio woman caught on camera driving on a sidewalk to avoid a school bus unloading children. and she's now facing the consequences of her actions. the judge ordered her to wear a sign reading only an idiot would drive on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus. she must wear the sign for one our and two days. two days. . >>> we continue in the district where two dozen school are to shutown. john henrehan has more on details. john? >> reporter: compared to surrounding cities and counties, d.c. has a lot of schools. 123 schools and 117 buildings. administrators want to cut the number of buildings and focus resources. in a nutshell, he's the problem. a few years ago, there were 85,000 students in the d.c. public school system. today, there are 45,000 students. chancel
to our guest. first here is her distinguished profile. >> born boston. 60 years of age. husband, francis j cross um. one child. harvard university ratcliffe college. bampt a. tough university md. couple laddy. georgetown and tust universities school of medicine instructor in pediatrics, 3 years. the permanent medical group. multiple leadership roles including chief of pediatrics and associate executive director. 29 years all together and currently. hobbies, hiking. sharon levine. >> sharon levine, we are joined by vicki got lick, senior policy attorney for the center of medicare advocacy. are thru? >> i am. good morning. >> vicki, do you have thoughts on what we've been saying so far about the cost implications of by lodgics versus traditional drugs or any aspects of the conversation thus far? >> i have a lot of conthoughts about your conversation. cost is a very important factor and cost very often will cause the population not to be able to afford the drugs. even if they have drug coverage for a biopharmaceutical, very often the copayments are so high that people can't afford the copay
york and boston. also temperatures in the 40s. that's going to be it for the daytime highs. we see here, cooler air, another cold front. 48 will be the high on thursday. 54 in atlanta. so from the north to the south, much cooler temperatures happening for many locations. new orleans still in the mid-60s. orlando 80 degrees. you can find some warmth around the country but it is more likely than not to be in florida this time of the year and at times warmer weather in the southwest. phoenix 82 by friday. and then a lot of people will head out of town, maybe you have the full week off forring thissinging this next week. so any travel problems, looks like mainly on the west coast here from sacramento and san francisco and parts of the southeast will have a few showers, as well. on sunday, similar story here. a low off shore. we will watch to see what that the turns in to, but a chance of showers in the mid-atlantic. weekdays on the weather channel you can wake up with al. ♪ you can help othersink along the way. ♪ ♪ a portion of every bottle that they sell goes to fight ♪ ♪ breast
. this is the last of the warm temperatures. 64 in boston. 61 in raleigh. and watch that cold front move directly through and drop in the colder air. the showers won't be with you. but the cold air, you'll notice that right away. 24, lexington, kentucky. 24, chicago, as well. here are those cold south morning temperatures. look at shreveport at 34. little rock at 33. memphis at 33. atlanta, at 35 degrees. all the areas, you see freeze warnings that are shaded in that purpley, pinky color on the board. i know there's a real name for it. but i can't think of it right now. the first th >> thank you. >> lilac. >> lara says somewhere between lilac and lavender. >> magenta. a touch of magenta? >> it's chilly. all that weather was brought to you by crest pro health. >> don't you love the help you get here, sam? >> i do. i really do. >> sam, thanks. >>> and coming up, victoria's secret's big apology. why the company is saying it's sorry for one of its latest fashions. >>> and is this the new worst song ever? we'll hear from the singing sensation, giving thanks, whether you want to hear it or not. a grea
in boston. and watch that cold front move directly through and drop in the colder air. the showers won't be with you. but the cold air, you'll notice that right away. 24, lexington, kentucky. 24, chicago, as well. here are the cold morning temperatures. look at shreveport at 34. memphis at 33. atlanta, at 35 degrees. all the areas, you see freeze warnings that are shaded in that purpley, pinky color on the board. >> thank you. lara says somewhere between lilac and lavender. >> magenta. a touch of magenta? >> it's chilly. all that weather was brought to you by crest pro health. >> don't you love the help you get here, sam? >>> and coming up, victoria secret's big apology. >>> and is this the new worst song ever? we'll hear from the singing sensation, giving thanks, whether you want to hear it or not. ♪ [ male announcer ] jill and her mouth have lived a great life. but she has some dental issues she's not happy about. so jill's dentist introduced her to crest pro-health for life. selected for people over 50. pro-health for life is a toothpaste that defends against tender, inflamed gums
miller from boston university, we are going to here a scholar and then dr. shive could come in and help us out further, explain exactly what this means in that context. so if we could, james miller from boston university. >> well first of all yin yang isn't just a taoist idea. and it's something that is, that forms the basic cosmological outlook for the whole of the chinese religion. however, it is true to say that it is something; it is a symbol that has particular application in taoism. now the yin and yang respectively mean the shady side of the mountain and the sunny side the mountain. and if we imagine the mountain and you see the - and throughout the course of the day as the sun traverses over the mountain, part of the mountain at one time will be in shade and towards the later time in the day it will be - that part of the mountain will be in the sunlight. and so from this just sort of very, very basic observation we can discern what is for the chinese conciseness the fundamental process that underlies everything that happens in the whole of the universe which is a dynamic process
.a. and boston and we talk about what we're working on and san francisco is one of the leaders they look up to and how to do it and we are doing things on a national scale people are taking notice of and doing that and i heard a lot of talk, and i come from the private sector so when i first got here one of the questions i got "how is government different from the private sector" from the it standpoint. it's night and day. you have hard time drawing parallels and from the private sector come to government thinking that a lot of our ideas and methods of success in the private sector are directly applicable to how we do work in government, and it's a different problem to solve frankly. it's something i have to relearn frequently that the large company i came from was a large monolithic corporation and 1ceo and pyramid up and trickled and everyone did what they did. government as you know we're are a highly decentralized independently elected, independently operated with our boards and commissions. as much as i would like to say i had the authority or will or desire to cast my will on the
in with rain showers. pittsburgh is at 32 degrees. boston is at 63. a big temperature contrast that cold air will sweep in during the day. bring the jacket with you. bundle the kids up. they won't need it this morning but they will this afternoon as they come home. middle of the country, after a cold start, a nice warm afternoon. no big storms heading this way. we have to watch what happens monday and tuesday of next week. that's when we could deal with the next coastal event. >> all right, bill, thank you very much. we'll end it a little pg. >> we'll be watching, but not that closely. >> understood. >> thank you, bill. >>> the steelers were hosting the chiefs last night on monday night football while bill was going to facebook, sending out shirtless pictures -- >> just move on. >> a scoreless game. charles takes a handoff. that's the chief's first touchdown all year in the first quarter. second quarter, ben roethlisberger pump fakes and throws one to mike wallace. what a catch. makes a one-handed grab. touchdown steelers. what a catch by wallace. brings it in with one hand and hangs on to i
are possible in boston, new york, philadelphia and washington, d.c. >>> and now, more details on the breaking news overnight. the top commander of afghanistan has been caught up in the scandal surrounding former cia chief, david petraeus. the pentagon is investigating general john allen for sending inappropriate e-mails to jill kelly. >> kelly, she's the florida woman who triggered the investigation, which led petraeus to step down. >> we want to get more insight on this quickly-developing story from lama hasan. she is live in our london bureau this morning. lama, can you break down for us, exactly, how big is an investigation is this? >> reporter: well, good morning to you, rob. there are reportedly between 20,000 to 30,000 pages of e-mails and other documents from general allen's communications with jill kelly, between 2010 and 2012. and they're underreview. defense department officials will not say whether they are involved in sexual matters or whether they are thought to include unauthorized disclosures. it's not known whether david petraeus is mentioned in these e-mails. rob? >> lama, th
we were going to be dark and i'm going to boston. >> we will be dark next [u6kl wednesday. >> we didn't have any big items. >> great. commissioners, anything else you would likeem÷l to add to line item 3(d)? yes. >> one announcement. we're going to be in the district thisax z e month also, commissioner. police commission will be holding a special meeting this month ataénv[áeq a location other than city hall. the commission will meet in thÍp middle school 460 arguello, here in san francisco wednesday november( comments from the public@s]#=qlv and richmond station captain concerning public protection issues. >> thanks very much, inspector. is there any public comment regarding line items a3bcor d. hearing none public comment is closed. pleas5 >> discussion and possible action to appoint moises romero as to patrolc' special officer calvin wily or take other action regarding request for appointment action. >> before moving to the next three matters which are the appointment of assistant patrol officers
on the night. and so going into boston that day, we felt like we had a pretty darn good chance of winning. so, as you can imagine, it was a bit of a shock when we didn't win. >> reporter: you were the running mate. was that the campaign paul ryan would have run? >> oh, gosh. you know, i think -- when you join a ticket three months out, you join somebody's campaign. i was really impressed with the way mitt and ann brought us into the fold. so i was very encouraged by that. i really enjoyed it. and i wanted to run a big campaign on ideas. we did that. we ran on ideas. >> reporter: "saturday night live" poked fun at ryan, a native of jamesville, wisconsin, for failing to help romney win his home state. >> mother sent me to come get you, father. paul ryan is doing feets of strengths in the drawing room. >> hell, i'd like to see him carry wisconsin. >> reporter: so what happened in wisconsin? >> i think we got higher than that. a little bit. janesville has always voted democrat top of the ticket. wisconsin has always voted democrat top of the ticket so we knew it was an uphill battle but still fou
concerns that some of the damage from repeated concussions doesn't go away, one leading boston researcher has proposed very tough guidelines for the youngest athletes. >> we believe that kids under the age of 14 should not play collision sports as they're currently being played. >> reporter: and dr. robert cantu wants other sports to change as well. he recommends no full body checking under age 14 in ice hockey, and for soccer players, not letting the younger kids head the ball. >> the young child is particularly vulnerable to brain injury. >> reporter: at the pro level, greater recognition of the long- term effect of brain trauma prompted the nfl to enact new rules on concussions that dictate when players can get back on the field. the nfl players association even formed a traumatic brain injury committee of which dr. jim ekland is part. >> no head to head contact, and a number of things to help protect the players as the game has gotten faster and more aggressive. and the athletes have gotten more powerful. >> he says making tackle football off limits at the youth or pop warner level se
examples in boston, san francisco, d.c., and illinois and they have revoke the licenses of those who refused to place children with same-sex couples. they denied organizations that is and have barred them from running small services on weekends. >> if we abandon the dignity of the human person, how will we make anything to critique about what is good or bad, right or wrong, healthy or unhealthy? "churches are exempt from the birth control role but their affiliates are not. a number have filed lawsuits against the mandate. live from downtown, david collins, wbal-tv 11 news. >> investigators in the deadly meningitis outbreak have discovered disgusting discoveries. >> ahead in "medical alert." >> what lawmakers are doing to avoid massive tax increases and budget cuts. quick summary on the lower eastern shore but the cold front eastern shore but the cold front is moving off the [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for
. strontium time for sports. the bulls' defense struggled without krik hinrich, and could not contain boston's all- star point guard. rip hamilton honoring veterans at the united center. the celtics outplayed the bulls until the fourth. luol deng misses the free throw, but he gets it back for two of his game- high 26 points. the bulls down two in the final minute, but rajon rondo serves it up to kevin garnett for a big dunk. rondo had 20 points, ten assists and nine rebounds. bulls lose 101-95, and finish the home- stand two- and- three. before the game, coach thibodeau gave a rare update on the condition of derrick rose's knee. he has started cutting movements, which is the next step in his rehab from a torn a- c-l. thibodeau says rose is exactly where he should be in the process, and he'll meet with the team in los angeles later this week. the bears have re- signed quarterback josh mccown to back- up jason campbell. lovie smith says jay cutler is doing a lot better after suffering his fourth documented concussion. it's still unclear if he'll play against the niners on monday night football
of boston. >> the nation is observing veterans day today and dozens of homeless vets are celebrating the best gift ever. many get off the streets out of shelters and into permanent supportive housing. carolyn tyler has the story. >> this renovated building south of market offers the first housing of its kind in san francisco in more than a decade. >> bruce cramer can't wait to move in. >> get a place to settle down. start my whole life back over again. ty didn't expect to have to do. kind of a long road. >>reporter: cramer is a navy vet who served in the vietnam war. he has been homeless off and on for years. with a bad back and other challenges life has been dion the streets and in shelters. now he is slateed to become one of 75 military veterans who will move that brand new studio apartments with on site supportive services. including a medical cling. average age of the residents is 60. all have been chronically homeless and all have disabilities. >> this gives them a safe place to be even if they are in a shelter or in emergency housing and l in the tenderloin or somethi
working in. boston is 63 degrees while binghamton is 32. >> it is crazy when you look at the map like that with the numbers. >> you can see where the front is. we are pretty much looking at our high temperatures. breezy and clly with sunshine building in. >> big change from yesterday. >> then you see all the really, really cold temperatures. is it going to be that cold here. >> we'll have upper 20s and low 30s here overnight too. more on that in a minute. >> not going to complain. >> i like that positive attitude. >> before we check in with julie on traffic, one note to pass along that is commuter related. after five years of construction, the wait is almost over. a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held to mark the opening of the 495 express lanes but the lane will not open to the public until saturday. saturda now, let's check in with julie wright and get the latest on traffic. >> and quite a change that will be because we'll have new exits that we've never talked about before so we'll have new exits to deal with. so you got to pay close attention to where you are traveling to and fro
cuanto a fuertes vientos es bastante tranquila, los vientos se sienten fuertes en boston, porque a pesar que el termómetro marca 54 grados, se siente mucho más por el viento, pero al menos no tenemos actividad de fuertes lluvias, que eso ayuda a las recuperaciones y actividades por el paso de la tormenta sandy, nosotros tenemos algo de frío en el norte de texas, los Ángeles con 67 grados, san francisco 66, tenemos lluvias en seattle y actividad de nieve sobre las montañas, esta noche bastante frío en toda la unión americana, es todo desde mi parte, desde los Ángeles, jackie guerrido, continuamos con más de primer impacto ♪. >>> según los expertos no hay nada mejor para tener un buen día que comenzarlo con un encuentro sexual con su pareja, el sexo matutino da grandes beneficios, como hacer que la persona se sienta más sana y feliz y además que aporta al sistema muscular, y también mejora la circulación. >>> buena suerte para encontrar ese tiempo en la mañana, encuentre el momento es lo más importante. >>> tiene buenas excusas. >>> claro. >>> mientras tanto la liguilla
out your warmer air on the eastern seaboard. 63 in boston. 32 back in binghamton. much colder air off to the north appear west. later tonight, our temperatures will get close to freezing as well. forecast high, 52 here in town. 50 in annapolis and 46 in winchester. not sure it is going to feel that warm when you mix in the winds. >> let's check in with julie wright with the latest on traffic. >> all right, guys, on the roads, you will find we definitely have our hands full out here on the roadways. we have accident activity slowing down your roll eastbound on the freeway as you make your way over to sixth street northeast. heavy volume heading over towards that accident scene. well north of town, we have delays on the wet pavement. southbound 270, already an hours drive headed southbound with all lanes open, no accidents, just volume and the combination of wet pavement. crash here on the upper loop before old georgetown road tying up two left lanes. this is definitely going to impact your commute f you are coming southbound off of 270, all will merge on to the inner loop well past th
. all these areas in blue and lavender are generally below freezing. boston is at 63. that's another warm spot there in miami. elsewhere, it is a cold start to this november morning. throughout the morning for the next couple of hours, probably till about 9:00 or so, we'll have the rain coming through with the breezes kicking up around 20 miles an hour. we already have about .75 to an inch of rain. not much more on top of what's already falling. by noontime, cloudy, chilly, the rain over. still a northwest wind gusting to 20 miles an hour. still in the 40s. we'll stay in the 40s the rest of the day today, and maybe a little sunshine breaking out. that may be perhaps mid to late afternoon. we'll be back down to near 40 by midnight. and then it will continue to drop all the way to near 30 by dawn rm tomorrow. quite a cold start to wednesday. bright and sunny day tomorrow. highs reaching near 50. cold mornings and chilly afternoons with sunshine on thursday, friday, and saturday. increasing clouds sunday. still chilly. might get rain sunday evening into monday. stay tuned. we'll keep yo
boston researcher proposed very tough guidelines for the youngest athletes. >> we believe that kids under the age of 14 shouldn't play collision sports as they're currently being played. >> and dr. kent recommends no full body checking under age 14 in ice hockey and for soccer players, not letting the younger kids head the ball. >> the young child is particularly vulnerable to brain injury. >> at the pro level, greater recognition of the long-term effects of brain trauma prompted the nfl to enact new rules on concussion that is dictate when players can get back on the field. the nfl players' association even formed a traumatic brain injury committee of which dr. jim eckland is part. >> and a numb things to help -- number of thinks to help protect the players as that game's gotten faster and more -- more aggressive and the athletes have gotten more powerful. >> he says making tackle football off-limits at the youth or pop warner level seems a bit rigid but young athletes need to be taught how to tackle correctly and one thing at every level of the game? players need to stay out for at leas
'm chris matthews on veterans day up here in boston. let me start tonight with this. it's a war of the worlds. one world is where you live. for you, america is a land of many people and many places. there's the deep south of cotton fields and warm summers. there's the california coast of sunny beaches and highways. there are rural areas where agriculture is king, a magnet for those ready for hard work. there are big cities in this world of yours, chicago, new york, miami, all rich in ethnicity and spicy in their diversity. there are suburbs where people take a tolerant view, where the prevalent attitude is live and let live. in this america, your america, there are whites, blacks, latinos, people whose families came here from the asian pacific. there are progressives, moderates, and conservatives all engaged in a running argument about the kind of country they want to live in. the role they want this country playing around the globe. how we ought to be protecting ourselves. okay. that's how you see it. i got another world for you. it's mainly traditional, culturally conservative
." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm. >>> i'm chris mast you up in boston. let me start with this petraeus sex skour. sex, sex, sex, that's what it's about. the testy, seamy search for something wild in the button down world of spies, spoox, whatever they call themselves these dayened a the shined boots and chest medals of the combat elite. a general has an afir with a young reporter. that young reporter spies some competition, tells her po bug off. that competition becomes the target of tens of thousands of e-mails from yet another general. what a soap opera. but guess what? one of the generals, actually an ex-general, is head of the cia, or just was. the other general, the one sending the e-mail by the bushel, is our commander in charge in afghanistan. if this were a british plot and it sure is kinky enough, we'd be calling it carry on generals, but there are stakes. and one of them is our country's security. let's not forget as we dig deeper, that fact into this plot tonight. joining us right now is "washington post" reporter sauer ri horowitz, and david woods senior military correspondent for "the hu
. this is your classic fall, raw cold rain. and i guess we're due. boston, you'll see delays from this. the low ceiling certainly. a little bit in the way of wind. rain and low clouds cross parts of philly. behind that is pretty nice. mild across the midsection of the country. across the southwest, we're looking at some rain. it is the season for that as well. here are your temperatures, 41. i mentioned the miserable conditions in new york city. 58 degrees, a bit of a chill in the air in atlanta. los angeles, 80 degrees. boy. >> looks nice, doesn't it, man? >> that's nice. >> seriously, thank you, rob. congratulations. it's great news for you. >> thank you guys. see you in a bit. >> all right. 52 minutes past the hour. coming up, return of the jedi. a navy reservist surprises his little boy star wars style. it's going to bring a tear to your eye. come back. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. so i never missed a beat. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. since ameriprise fin
upper 50s and low 60s. boston 64, but back in buffalo where the cold air, is 36, 33 in pittsburgh, and then by tomorrow that front is through, and look at the temperatures tumble about 10 to 15 degrees. 39 in pittsburgh, 45 in new york city. bangor 43. nashville where they have freezy fog this morning >> good morning. we will start off today with off and on rain showers. sunshine should break out later today. >> don't forget, get that weather any time you need. go to the weather channel on cable or weather.com online. savannah? >> all right, al, thanks. the man behind elmo is taking a leave of absence from "sesame street why the "to deal with very serious allegations. nbc's mara schiavocampo is here with more on this. >> reporter: good morning. this would be no elmo without robert clash but the puppeteer who created elmo is coming forward after a man claimed forward saying he had an intimate relationship with clash while he was still a minor. ♪ >> reporter: though he's best known as the voice of elmo, revered puppeteer kevin clash is now speaking out in his own defense against a
. it's 45 degrees in washington. 61 in boston. up ahead of the front, temperatures remain mild. look what's going ono the north and west. 32 in pittsburgh. 27 in columbus. much colder air this afternoon and tonight. overnight tonight into your early wednesday, close to the freezing mark here in the city. get ready for much cooler air later. breezy conditions, overnight lows. wednesday, thursday, friday look great. a little on the cool side. showers around here by sunday/monday. >> tucker, thank you. >> let's go to julie right now. the latest on our on time traffic. >> on time is wish full thinking this morning. . >> a couple accidents this morning. here we go. outer loop of the beltway. notice i said outer loop westbound 495. that's where the accident occurred tying up the right side of the road leaving route 1 all the way over to connecticut avenue. almost hour and a half commute on that outer loop alone. big delays southbound on 95 travel in headed out towards the belt day. southbound 270 nothing but red. over an hour and a half drive right now the trip south on 270 wide open. no a
. they bring in there and who has been with the boston globe for years. cheryl: while a market selloff would be the likely reason for falling off the fiscal cliff. joining us now is mark. you are a big dividend supporter. major selloff in the market. how are you feeling now? >> i still think dividends are the way to go long-term. we could get a selloff. one thing to keep in mind, there is an argument out there that this increase in taxes on dividends would really sink dividend stocks because that would make them less attractive. if you go back years, there have been many studies that have shown higher taxes on dividends have higher returns on those stocks and even the s&p 500. there is no historical correlation between lower returns on dividends. cheryl: at the same time, what we are seeing now is constitutional as you and i know. these have certain parameters they have to meet. the fear is they will have to sell out some of these dividend names. is this bad for shareholders? >> in the short term, it definitely is. for a long-term investor, it will create some great opportunities to get in w
federal judges, including famously an appeals court judge to sit on the appeals court in boston who has been back, he's in portland, and he's been backed by both republican senators became as part of they call, what difficult? the thurman road which was -- >> the thurman leahy rule. spent the person to look to for some guidance here is a interesting, the senator-elect from maine. who was governor as an independent. you probably all know this by now but is coming to washington, claiming that he is his party installation, his party a lime is up for grabs. his initial request was that he would align with whichever party agreed to push for a essentially a doing away with the current filibuster rules. harry reid has made clear he's not going to go that far but we still think angus king will end up combining with the democrats. he did after all endorsed obama. >> and he said yesterday that he had several conversations with him in the past 24 hours. >> and the best he could do was get a phone call from bob corker. sounds like only one side is courting him. but the point being that it is, this
. but then as they started getting the information into orca, this data mining thing that they had going in boston, it was way off. >> brian: i've always said don't trust models. >> gretchen: we've gone from domino to heating studios to orca? >> steve: it's the name of their computer. they started noticing embossed with orca on election day that while their turnout was good, the other side's turnout was much better. that is why they lost the election. >> gretchen: let's do some other headlines for you now for tuesday. you probably seen his name hundreds of times on your computer screen. but the founder of the world's most famous antivirus company, john mcafee wanted for murder. police in belize want to question him about the shooting death his neighbor. the two had been at odds after fall filed a complaint against mcafe, for firing guns. it's said he was arrested on gun charges. >>> he wanted to blow up the home of former president george w. bush. in a few hours, he could be locked up for the rest of his life. a judge will sentence the saudi man in a texas courtroom today. a jury convicted him in
on the relationship." host: also next to that story is a story from "the boston globe." "kerry considered as possible defense chief." "the president is considering asking john kerry to join the national security team." host: so, that is the latest on that. also this morning, "nancy pelosi considers leaving post as house democratic leader." "the decision could come as early as tomorrow, wednesday." washington journal will be live from capitol hill tomorrow with several lawmakers from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. to keep you updated on what is happening this week in washington. the looming fiscal cliff, that is what we are talking about with all of you today. how do we avoid it, should entitlement spending be part of the package? james, go head. caller: i had to retire because of back problems or whenever, but i do not get disability, i would not apply for it, it is an entitlement. it is ludicrous to ask people in my age bracket, people who pay for their medicare -- that is what people are not saying. we paid for it for a long time. many of us are sick, we are not asking for anyone to help us along. we a
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